Profile: Ocean Bio-Chem Inc (OBCI.OQ)
21 Apr 2015
Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc., incorporated on November 13, 1973, is engaged in the manufacturing, marketing and distributing of a range of appearance, performance and maintenance products for the marine, automotive, power sports, recreational vehicle and outdoor power equipment markets, under the Star brite, StarTron and other trademarks within the United States and Canada. The Company also manufactures, markets and distributes products incorporating a patented device for producing chlorine dioxide, designed to safely prevent and eliminate odors related to mold, mildew and other sources of unpleasant odors, as well as disinfectant products, marketed under the Performacide trademark, that also incorporate the patented device. In addition, the Company produces private label formulations of many of its products for various customers and provides custom blending and packaging services for these and other products. It sells its products through national retailers and to national and regional distributors who, in turn, sell its products to specialized retail outlets. The products that the Company manufactures and markets include Marine, Automotive, Recreational Vehicle/Power Sports, Outdoor Power Equipment/ Lawn & Garden, Contract Filling and Blow Molded Bottles and Mold/Mildew Odor Control.
The Company’s marine line consists of polishes, cleaners, protectants and waxes under the Star brite brand name, enzyme fuel treatment under the Star Tron brand name, and private label products. The marine line also includes motor oils, boat washes, vinyl cleaners, protectants, teak cleaners, teak oils, bilge cleaners, hull cleaners, silicone sealants, polyurethane sealants, polysulfide sealants, gasket materials, lubricants, antifouling additives and anti-freeze coolants. In addition, the Company manufactures a line of brushes, poles, tie-downs and other related marine accessories.
The Company manufactures a line of automotive products under the Star brite and Star Tron brand names. The automotive line includes fuel treatments for gas and diesel engines, motor oils, greases and related items. The Company’s Star Tron enzyme fuel treatment is designed to eliminate and prevent engine problems associated with fuel containing ethanol. It also increases fuel economy by cleaning the fuel delivery system and facilitating more complete and uniform combustion. In addition, the Company produces anti-freeze and windshield washes under the Star brite brand and under private labels for customers. It also produces automotive polishes, cleaners and other appearance items.
The Company also markets Star Tron fuel treatment to the recreational vehicle market, including snow mobiles, all terrain vehicles and motorcycles. For power sports enthusiasts, Star Tron provides a viable solution to a number of problems associated with E-10 fuel, which is fuel containing 10% ethanol. Other recreational vehicle/power sports products include cleaners, polishes, detergents, fabric cleaners and protectors, silicone sealants, waterproofers, gasket materials, degreasers, vinyl cleaners and protectors, toilet treatment fluids and anti-freeze/coolant. The Company markets Star Tron as a solution to help rectify a number of operating engine problems in commercial lawn equipment and other home and garden power equipment associated with E-10 fuel.
The Company blends and packages a variety of chemical formulations to its customers’ specifications. In addition, it manufactures for sale to various customers’ assorted styles of both polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) blow molded bottles. The Company also manufactures and markets a variety of products under the Star brite name that help prevent and eliminate all types of mold, mildew, and other unpleasant odors, using OdorStar’s patented delivery system. Its odor control products are effective for homes, automobiles, boats and recreational vehicles.
Ocean Bio-Chem Inc
4041 Sw 47Th Ave
DAVIE FL 33314-4023